This World IBD Day, the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and the European Federation of Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) are calling on policy makers to recognise the invisible cost of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and pledge to take action to reduce the burden of the diseases on society and improve the lives of patients and their families.
To find out more about the campaign follow ESPGHAN and EFCCA on twitter:
This World IBD Day, lets #maketheinvisiblevisible.
The European Federation of Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis Associations (EFCCA) is an umbrella organisation representing 36 national Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis (collectively known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD) patient associations. We are an organisation of people united in our commitment to improve the life of the over 10 million people living with IBD worldwide (3.4 million in Europe alone) and to give them a louder voice and more visibility. For more information visit: http://www.efcca.org/
The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) is a multi-professional organisation whose aim is to promote the health of children with special attention to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and nutritional status, through knowledge creation, the dissemination of science based information, the promotion of best practice in the delivery of care and the provision of high quality education for paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition professionals in Europe and beyond. For more information visit: http://www.espghan.org/